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dump several inches of rain on us to the north. wyatt everhart is tracking the storm for us the soggy details coming our way. wyatt. heck in witxg >> the irony is it's a decent evening out there now. there's not much rain on the radar at the moment. but we know that's going to change into the overnight hours an early part of let's take a look at what we're seeing. scanning the skies including katon's vim and you can see bottom line there's not a lot of rain here now, but as we and west there is more rain back towards areas just south and west of d. c. down toward culpepper, virginia. flash flood watch and multiple advisories up through about just all the zákstate right now including a coastal flood watch for areas along the chesapeake higher than normal tides, 2 to 3 feet above average tomorrow and look off to the south. heavier rain now beginning to develop ceódown in virginia, no carolina. we know it's all headed our way later tonight. this evening though just a few scattered showers damp and breezy out there. as we look to tomorrow though things change big time. we'll break dow
. wyatt everhart has been keeping a close eye on this storm. he joins us with the very latest. >> it appears as though now hurricane earl is packing wind to 115 miles per hour, it will make a close pass to ocean city, to maryland, but not actually make landfall in the mid-atlantic. it will make a partial landfall in north carolina. in fact, it's already beginning to do that now. let's give you a closer look with maryland's most powerful storm. it is creeping up in to hat a was, open a coke. the storm headed due north but beginning to make a slight turn to the northeast which is exactly what we need to see in order to keep this thing just offshore of ocean city and allow ocean city to only have to deal with tropical storm force winds. here is our weather net camera there capturing a time lapse. waves getting huge down there right now, and that's really no surprise, as a major hurricane approaches just about 400 miles, the center just about 400 miles from ocean city and 200 from cap hat a was. let's get some frowned troops as we meteorologist like to hear it. what is happening d
in flames in a matter of minutes. that's why they say it's important for us to take care of any objects that can start a fire. in millersville, i'm don harrison for abc2 news. >> the department of natural resources forest services says it will take a significant sustained rain of an inch or more to reduce the fire risk. >>> and nearly 200 homes were destroyed in boulder, colorado from wildfires there. 10 square miles of boulder have been burned but only 30% of the fire is contained. the hundreds of people that were evacuated earlier are now being allowed back to their homes to pick up pets and items left behind. but because of the windy weather forecast, they are not being allowed to stay. >>> yeah, rosy, absolutely, things just too dry out there across maryland. i was just talking about that on facebook actually, that the bottom line is until we get rain in here and i think maybe a half an inch if we are lucky saturday night, we are going to have this greatly enhanced threat for fire, at least tomorrow will be less windy. right now it's a gusty afternoon, check it out, gusting
for the media to help him arrange that meeting. >> we are here to announce mr. imam to call us. >> reporter: as strange a saga as this may be it's been powerful enough to set off waves of protests in middle eastern countrys. thousands pro fenceed in afghanistan. robert gates called jones to ask him to stand down. and president obama had strong words for the pastor. >> we've got an obligation to send a very clear message that this kind of behavior or threats of action put our young men and women in harm's way. >> reporter: muslim extremists have used his plans to rally their followers online. some calling for american muslims to kill the pastor. >> in a real strange twist of fate the person that's going to be most protected going forward is going to be the rev. and their congregation. >> reporter: his safety is such a concern hundreds of police officers have been called to duty to keep the peace at his parrish whether or not the burning actually takes place. even pastor jones estranged date is speaking out. jones told a german newspaper that he her father has gone mad and needs help. >>
are exhausted quite naturally. wind factor has not helped us one bit. >> reporter: wind gusts of up to 50 miles per hour fanned the flames and may have touched off the fires. officials say dead tree limbs falling on to power lines sparked some of the blazes they have yet to rule out arson. rash of fires knocked out power to more than 100,000 michigan homes. dozens of houses were destroyed but remarkably there were no reports of death or serious injuries. some residents are fuming over the city's slow response. raymond mayor says it tack firefighters over an hour to reach the fire in his neighborhood. >> couple more guys we were trying to do help the firemen do get the hose out. i called 911 five times. they told me there was a fire downtown somewhere they had to put all the resources downtown and on the east side. >> reporter: across the city frustrated residents fought the blazes themselves. >> how much good is that little stream doing? >> it's working out a little bit you know what i'm saying. most definitely. >> reporter: it was a losing battle her parents lost their home and everything
using the back patio of nicole and john armstrong as the back drop. >> how they will deal with the budget challenges next year is going to depend on whether the people making the decisions, jim and jerry or whether they are john boehner. >> reporter: on the senate floor republican leader mcconnell stepped up the rhetorical battle. >> i'm introducing legislation today which ensures that no one in this country will pay higher income taxes next year than they are right now. >> reporter: the president insists letting the cuts on the rich expire will give the government $700 billion to cut the deficit. with tax cuts now a major campaign issue congressional leaders say it's unlikely anything will get done about them on capitol hill until after november. john hendren, abc news, washington. >>> two years after the financial collapse most americans say they are optimistic about the future of their household finances. according to a news survey 81% of responders say they are more responsible with their household money than they were two years ago. many indicated they've changed thei
and then turned the gun on himself. we now know that paul par 'tis used a very small handgun which was easily concealed. johns hopkins released a statement referring to the possible use of metal detectors calling them unreasonable for a hospital their size. dr. david cohen is in fair condition at hopkins. >>> baltimore state's attorney patricia jessamy has conceded ending a 15 year record. she defended her record but says she is moving forward and not looking back. challenger gregg bernstein is expected to win the election in the heavily democratic city. >>> a late summer storm threw new york city for a loop last night and tonight they are still wondering what hit them. it happened at rush hour when the skies went black. the heavens opened up and the winds began to howl. it was over in 15 minutes, but that was long enough to up root hundreds of trees destroy numerous cars smash windows and kill at least one person. the big apple picks up the pieces. >> oh, my god, this is a tornado. >> reporter: as menacing midwest like weather moved over manhattan new yorkers buckled down. >> started sc
or recycle centers. its worth more than other metals used for wiring. police believe there may be more. >> it's still ongoing. there may be other wire these individuals may have if their possession. may have taken. this wire was valued at several thousand dollars. >> reporter: the fact that it was good clean copper wire and you can get more money for it at a junk yard. it was early in the morning and dark out here, diligent police work ended up in an arrest. don harrison for abc2 news. >> both suspects are charring with felony theft. >>> anne arundel county police also say this man slip $0,000 worth of underarmer merchandise off his delivery truck and into his home. $20,000. police say charles price was a courier with air freight plus. he said he was removing merchandise while making deliveries for the company. it's believed he may have stolen as much as $50,000 in underarmor merchandise over a two-year period. >>> a manhunt for a maryland man considered to be armed and dangerous comes to an end. 31-year-old joshua prince has surrendered to authorities in pennsylvania. police say prince was o
the sun hasn't left us but the rain has. the lack of rape makes the trees react different than when we have normal rain amounts. >> the trees are gonna start shutting down early, they are gonna start browning up early, and you know, the brilliant, the leafs might even fall early. you might not get the brilliance. >> reporter: jack says it might not be too late. >> it may be time left to turn around some of the moisture. >> so if you dent want to drive all the way out to western maryland to see the colors you can plant a tree in your own back yard. the state would like the help with a $25 coupon. don harrison,. >>> if you want more information you can log onto our web site at abc2news.com. we'll send you to a link "the trees.maryland.gov. >>> and joce is going to be interesting to see how our fall foliage season shapes undertake but we're staying average temperature-wize. today seasonable. take a look. winds have died down some. gusty earlier, gusting 20 to 25, now a steady win the around 6 to 12. not bad. temperatures certainly pretty pleasant out there, talking upper 70s from annapoli
in oc she's live to tell us what the tourists are doing after earl is long gone. >> reporter: people are showing up o think earl who. one thing you can see for sure are these tidal pools they got pretty deep at noon as the waves started rushing in. this crud along to see wall you can sea how high the water actually got. the tidal pools and rough dirt that's all you can see from earl. people here are ready to put this whole thing behind them. they want to match on with their behind weekend as for earl they have got two words, good riddance. in ocean city labor day weekend is your chance to get that last taste of summer. through at thrashers on the boardwalk a little storm named earl means there aren't as many people looking for a pilot. up and down the boardwalk business owners and vacationers are both ready to give earl the boot so they can get back to celebrating the last break for summer. >> i'm sure people will be out and about. >> reporter: you know what's not fun buying a house in the middle of this mess. amy was supposed to be that today. >> everything got canceled. >> repo
takes us to california where a four-runner plowed into a vw bug outside of a liquor store. you can see the impact from inside the store crushing the front counter and shoving the vw into the storefront. seconds before police say the suv driver the bicyclist lost control and died at the scene. the mother and daughter in the vw weren't hurt. the driver of the suv taken into custody, no charges have been filed yet. >>> an apology will get you far. ask azteca reporter ines sainz. she got a call from the new york jets to say i'm sorry. this came after allegations she was harassed by jets personnel at practice this past weekend. the nfl is investigating media reports the jets players behaved inappropriately including hooting and hollering at her in the locker room. woody johnson called her to apologize. she says she accepts the apologize and thanked him for his concern. >>> fans of the titan/raiders game may have been confused by the mascot. apparently the broadcaster was too. take a listen. >> it's always great when the mascots and cheerleaders get together. whoa! engulfed! that's -- not ri
about which one to use and the law is about to change. one thing you can do is just use the speaker phone on your cell phone. that is already there. until you get a chance to come in and decide what is best for you. on kent island, don harrison for abc news. >> talking on the phone while driving will be illegal starting october 1st. >>> pretty nice commute this evening for a drive. not bad. we've got sunshine out there after some pretty heavy rain at times earlier this morning in places. more rain on the way we think tomorrow night. for the moment we're looking good. maryland's most powerful doppler radar also, our satellite trend both showing clearing. though we will see a variably cloudy sky into the evening and maybe a pop-up isolated shower or two. most of the rain is now offshore, out over the atlantic. look at the numbers. warm conditions out there this evening. 81, balmy degrees downtown. same in dc, annapolis, a little cooler along the bay at 79. most of the evening in the 70s. we will eventually drop into the 60s, even the 50s overnight. so clear and cooler but just for ab
meteorologist wyett everhart joins with us the first forecast. >> we had a brief tornado warning just before lunchtime today, just after lunchtime i should say but now really most of the day the concern has been the flooding threat. heavy downpours, the ground can't take it. flood watch across just about all of central maryland. all counties shaded in green. most of the viewing area, except for the eastern shore. and those brighter shaded counties along the chesapeake bay, got a coastal flood advisory as well. heavy rain earlier. this is the last three hours. you can still see some pretty heavy rain to the west, on maryland's most powerful doppler radar now, we've got five sweeps working for you at one time here. you can see where the heaviest rain is now, out towards hagerstown but there's a lot of new heavy rain moving up out of the south. and that is going to be an area of concern that we'll be watching into the rest of the night here. for the rest of this evening, rain still very likely and a flood watch in effect, again from the national weather service through tomorrow morn
to be for legitimate business but was being used to promote prostitution. a young woman says she was sold for sex on craigslist ads. >> a typical ad would say "sexy teen girls, if you want to have some fun, i appreciate 150 roses per hour." >> reporter: other encounters were more violent. craig markov the crazy list killer was accused of murdering a masseuse that was advertising on the web site. and robbing two other women that posted craigslist ads. craigslist took down its adult services section without comment. in the past they have said what was posted there was no worse than what you could find in the back of an alternative weekly newspaper. aaron katersky, abc 2 news, new york. >>> now for a look at tonight's top stories, a man is in critical condition tonight after authorities say he was shot twice in the chest by police. they say the man attacked one of their officers and, at one pointsh reached for the officer's gun. that's when the second officer pulled up and shot the suspect. he is in critical but stable condition as the police continue their investigation. >> a serie
the ball rolling for girls of hope. they show us the minimakeover the young men are getting. >> reporter: something is cooking and it's extra special. really a recipe that has been prepare the for months, a lot of hard work, and a pinch of love. you see for months girls hope has been getting the guest treatment but now they want to return the flavor. >> because the boys were so generous and kind to nominate the girls that we could step up and do something really special for them. >> reporter: the boys she is referring to are the boys of boys hope and this is evan towns. >> we had an opportunity to bring -- opportunity for a fresh start. >> reporter: things started off pretty good for evan in elementary school. but when he got to middle school. >> boys started picking on me. pretty bad choice. also my grades were not up to par. it was like i didn't understand the work and i wasn't getting help. >> reporter: providing a fresh start is what boys hope is all about. >> i started asking questions. i started asking for help. anybody would or did anything to me i would notify the teacher let the
. they were called out, got the boat in the flood water, luckily though they didn't have to use it which was a good thing. that water was still a reel problem anded unfortunately that team wasn't able to help a lot of the businesses along poe las key highway. they were flooded. some of the water is collecting there and rushing right through their doors. i talked to a guy from a tire business right in that valley i talked about, he said they had water all the way up to their cash register which was 4 to 5 feet off of the ground. so a pretty serious situation here. these people a lot of them, we have gone back out in the afternoon just to see how they were faring. one of the businesses was still closed, they had to find a company the come in and do the lean up for them because it was such a mess, the water was rushing through, eye ruined the trucks they use for the deliveries, a big mess. that tire company, i just asked them a couple minutes ago, they were trying to flush out some of the cars and their garage and they have a lot of clean up to do as we stand out here right now. the rain is
. >> this is part of a process, orderly i hope but part of a process that gets us to the point where we can consider what exactly would be the best fit for that location. >> reporter: hoping whoever just spent $28.5 million will do so wisely. in towson, brian kuebler, abc2 news. >> the mill in canton is also expected to be auctioned off next month. it will go on the block october 20th. the owner says the auction is "a business decision." it includes the 5,900 square foot building, liquor license and the business. two auctions take place, one for the business and liquor license, the other for the building. the bar and restaurant opened up in 1997. >>> weatherwise today, beautiful stuff. i mean, this was the last full day of summer, 2010. fall starts tomorrow night. and we're looking at actually some warmer weather to kick off the first days of fall. let's look first at how clear it is up and down the east coast now. from baltimore all the way through raleigh-durham, back up through boston, you name it, just crystal clear, there's a little weather up towards chicagoland but overall, just a breeze blow
with more with abc 2 news. stay with us. . >>> all up and down the eastern seaboard are bracing as hurricane earl continues to blaze its way toward the cold front. good evening i'm roosevelt leftwich. north carolina has declared a state of emergency tonight. pristine beaches and crash of breathtaking waivers up and down the atlantic coastline can expect for the next few days. earl is expected to make his way to maryland. north carolina looks like his first stop. that's where t. j. is on hurricane earl's path a holiday weekend for many could go up in the wind. >> reporter: pristine beaches and the crash of breathtaking waves belies what millions up and down the atlantic coastline can expect for the next few days. hurricane earl a massive category 3 storm looms 700 miles south southeast of cape hatteras is on track to brush against the north carolina shoreline late tomorrow or early friday more than, it will then blow northward toward new england. >> it will be faithing end to a summer. >> reporter: for those hoping to close out the summer season basking in the sun earl is a ga
a man shot a doctor, then used his gun to kill his mother and himself in her hospital room. good evening, i'm joce sterman, we have been following this story since late this morning and all afternoon. the gun fire erupted around 11:30 a.m. on the north side of hopkins. numerous officers swarmed the facility as the facility sat on lockdown. roosevelt leftwich is outside with a look at what happened. rosy. >> it's been a hectic and dangerous day here on the campus of johns hopkins hospital. here is what we know. a doctor has been wounded, one man is dead along with his mother after what police say was a terrible situation, take a look at some of this video we shot earlier, very chaotic, hectic after what happened here on the 8th floor of the nelson building, this started around a little after 11:00th morning when police say a man was talking to a doctor about his mother's condition. that man has been identified as 50-year-old paul war recollection partif of arlington, virginia. after partis received some bad news about his mother, that's what set him off, here is what happened next. this i
them. >> reporter: it was a joy us reunion between she an her family at the oman airport. for josh and shane's families there are mixed emotions. >> it was a very bittersweet moment. i was very happy for sarah and her mom and actually have become a great family but very sad that shane wasn't going to be coming with her. the thing struck me sure engaged to be married how hard must it have been for them to separate. >> reporter: tehran's prosecutor said the two men will be tried for espionage. >> i will never say anything but the truth and not succumb to any pressure. >> reporter: a news week reporter who was held in the same prison last year knows all too well the pressure sarah is under. >> you could see the fear in her eyes. people are forced to lie in order to survive. >> reporter: u. s. state department has challenged iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad to bring the two hikers to new york when he addresses the united nations next week. >>> checking headlines around the nation a delta pilot allegedly drunk on the job was pulled from the cockpit yelled in amsterdam as he
efforts everywhere but the city says they are on target. >> we cannot do as much as we used to but this season we are on track to complete another 200 lane miles. >> reporter: some city residents question the efforts. >> seems like they're making efforts as far as downtown, but seems like it's more of a crisis management. >> it's not the greatest but they have a limit to what they can do, but i think they can do a little bit more. >> reporter: hopefully there's light at the end of that barrel. in baltimore, tim rutherford, abc 2 news. >> now, according to the survey the city with the worst roads in the nation is san jose, california, followed closely by, you probably guessed it, l.a. >>> hundreds attend the fun ralph of joey dorremont. some of this teammates served as -- of his his teammates served as pal bearers. >>> the family of a maryland soldier who died in iraq says sergeant john burner the third was waiting for a test for a recent practice story illness. john burner, junior, says his 32-year-old son died thursday three days after visiting a medical facility in kuwait.
donation program. >> stocks are closing lower today as new worries emerged about europe's economy and the u.s. job market. the do you ended the day falling 77 points, the nasdaq composite fell 7, the s & p 500 ended the day down 9. >>> in tonight's consumer alert the warnings about illegal drug use and its dangers are everywhere, what about the drugs in your own medicine cabinet. they are abusing the precipitation pills they pick up and find on the internet. the government says that's a prescription for danger, karen days a has details on how you can fight their efforts for that. >>> it's been called the fastest growing drug problem in the united states. it is as quick as the corner pharmacy and your home med kin cabinet. the misconception the drugs the doctor prescribes is safer than the illegal drugs. none medical use of prescription drugs has increased 20% since 2002 to 5.3 million americans, that includes more new users than any other class of drugs from are, the iowa majority abusing precipitation painkillers. among the federal government's planned efforts to change that, helping states
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